Community spread of corona just started being tested in Midnapore district
West Bengal

Community spread of corona just started being tested in Midnapore district

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Midnapore, May 17 : The state Health authority started studying Community Spread of corona, also known as Sentinel Surveillance, in this district of West Bengal where at present no of total corona attacks is only 19 and no deaths reported till now. Once this is started the rate of testing will have a quantum jump, DM Reshmi Kamal on Sunday said. She said that once this corona spreading takes a quicker pace, the source can't be located.

Girish Ch Bera CMOH said that already 5053 samples have been tested in the district. Following the WHO recommendations the samples were collected both from High Risk and Low Risk zones and will be shortly sent to Midnapore Medical College. Saumya Sankar Sarangi Dy CMOH said that if the symptomatic and asymptomatic persons in the High Risk group -all test negative then it can be safely said that there are no communities spread in the district whatsoever. (UNI)

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